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    Debugging NuGet Packages

    Have you ever noticed that now we have embraced the micro-services architecture of doing things, instead of one big monolithic repository of code we have it all broken into smaller repositories of single/reduced responsibility... To share these little bits of wisdom we package them up into little parcels that we can import into 100s of other projects distributed across our services. Then, something goes wrong and we can't debug what is going on inside these little gems and we wonder why we did


    Adding a tags page to a Ghost blog

    An odd thing about Ghost is though it allows you to tag your posts it doesn't provide an out-of-the-box way to access all the tags as a single view. It is relatively easy to set one up yourself and give it a reasonably consistent look and feel to the main blog. To start you need to enable the host public API, you'll find this in the Labs section of your ghost admin. Then, you need to create a static page with a post url of tags. Now we have to create a special theme file called page-tags.h

    open cover

    Not dead yet...

    So it has been a while but I am glad to finally say I have released another version of OpenCover - 4.7.922. The release candidate has been out for a few weeks now with no issues reported so I decided to bite the bullet and get the latest release out; the releases, as always, can be found on Nuget [], Chocolatey [] and Github []. I'd say most of